Accusation Against Your RN License?

If you’ve received an Accusation against your RN license from the Board of Registered Nursing in California, Arizona, or Texas, there are a few things you must know; the most important being that you very likely won’t have your nursing license revoked or suspended, despite what it says.     WHAT DOES THE ACCUSATION MEAN? …

Petitioning for Reinstatement After Surrendering Your License

Petitioning for Reinstatement after surrendering your license is a something we get asked about all the time. Here’s an all too common scenario: A nurse has an accusation filed against their RN license by the BRN for any number of reasons: from a simple DUI to some charting errors to medication discrepancies and allegations of …

Nursing License Suspension

Because nurses are held to a higher standard than other professionals, a mistake on or off the job could put your license in jeopardy. Nursing license suspension is a severe type of discipline, leading to revocation. When an incident occurs, the BRN will initiate the investigation process. If there’s enough evidence that the nurse violated …

The Ultimate Guide for Nursing Students Facing the BRN

A DUI is not one that anyone is proud of and can get in the way of your future goals. Mistakes happen, and if they are in the past or occur during nursing school, it doesn’t mean that you’ve wasted years of schooling. It’s best to avoid a DUI. But if you have a DUI …

The Guide for Deans and Directors: Helping Nurses Survive the BRN

As a Dean and Director of a nursing school, you are the primary advocate and leader in providing educational advice, training, and helpful resources to nursing students working towards their dream careers. During their nursing program, nurses may face many challenges that could get in the way of graduating and reaching their goals, such as …

RN with a DUI? The Ultimate Guide to Surviving the BRN

Are you an RN with a DUI and not sure where to start with securing your RN license and career? At RN Guardian, we are servicing California and Arizona residents facing this challenge and providing them with a thorough action plan and access to our panel attorneys and board of registered nursing experts. This blog …

Don’t fight the BRN alone. RNG is here to help.

Discovering that you are under investigation is overwhelming and not one that you should face alone. Your career is on the line, and it’s crucial to protect it. The Board of Registered Nurses takes complaints seriously, even if they seem minor. After the complaint is reviewed, the investigation will begin and you will be notified …

My RN License was Revoked, Can I Petition for Reinstatement?

If your RN license was revoked, you can petition for reinstatement if you have met a few critical criteria: you’ve waited either 1 or 3 years, you have some evidence of rehabilitation and you have continued with your CE courses. Registered nurses will lose their RN licenses for 2 reasons: 1.) they voluntarily surrender the …

Letter from the BRN?

If you received a letter from the BRN, it is either because you’ve received notice you are being licensed as a Registered Nurse, it is time to renew your RN license, or there is trouble brewing. The California Board of Registered Nursing really only sends out mail for the following reasons: confirmation of licensure renewal …